Sunday, December 16, 2018
  • RSS
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin

Archive for December 4th, 2012

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

Tuesday 4th December 2012  Libyan authorities paid tribute to Mansour al-Kikhia, a key opponent of the toppled Gaddafi regime, whose body was found inside a morgue in the capital Tripoli, 19 years after his disappearance. “The tyrannical (Gaddafi) regime kidnapped the opposition figure Mansour Rashid al-Kikhia, killed him, hid his body and did not bury it, showing that the regime  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

Tuesday 4th December 2012  The drive across Libya’s Sahara from Murzuq to Kufra is arduous. Without a road, the desert’s residents, subsistence smugglers, and border guards navigate massive sand dunes and old mine fields guided by small piles of stones and ubiquitous fuel canisters. Once at the isolated Kufra oasis, a large wall built by the local majority Arab Zwai  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

December 2012  Libya’s rich cultural heritage is being supported by a $2.26 million two-year project to conserve historic sites, establish conservation laboratories and train more security staff to protect the country’s treasures. Roni Amelan, a spokesman for UNESCO, told Libya Herald that projects would focus on training for the benefit of heritage professionals, including support staff and, in particular, security  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

December 2012  The Libyan Football Teams Committee (LFTC) held an important meeting on 1 December to discuss future plans for the Libyan football team. Several crucial decisions were made during the meeting, not least a decision to terminate the contract of the German head coach of the Junior and Cadet Futsal teams. In addition the LFTC decided on the following:  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

December 2012  Prime Minister Ali Zeidan flew to Tobruk early this morning, Monday, to begin a visit of eastern Libya that is set to last two to three days. Travelling with him is Deputy Prime Minister Awad Al-Barasi and other senior officials. The purpose of the trip is to evaluate needs and listen to local concerns, part of a broader  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

December 2012  A visit to India by a four-member delegation from the High National Election Commission (HNEC) has resulted in a Memorandum of Understanding between it and India’s Election Commission on Indian support, expertise and training of election officials. The visit from 26 November to 30 November, led by HNEC Vice-Chairman Nagieb Abd Al-Salam Mohammed Alrabti, is part of growing  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

Tuesday 4th December 2012  Revenue Watch, a capacity building and technical assistance organisation that focuses on building capacity for good governance in the oil, gas and mining sectors around the world held a two-day conference at the Al Waddan Hotel in Tripoli. The keynote address was made by the head of the Energy Committee in Parliament. Patricia Karam, the Director  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

December 2012  Egypt’s El-Mahmoudia General Contracting and Real Estate Investments, one of the leading Egyptian construction companies, says it is currently looking at seven housing projects in Libya worth an estimated $120 million. Osama Battah, a member of the company’s board of directors in charge of technical affairs, was quoted by Egypt’s Al Mal newspaper saying that the company was looking to increase  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

December 2012   A Tunisian man suspected of being involved with the September 11 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya has refused to be interviewed by FBI investigators, his lawyer said on Monday. Ali Ani al-Harzi, jailed and under investigation in Tunisia over the attack having been deported from Turkey, said he would not see the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents alone, Anouar Aouled  [ Read More ]

Posted by On Dec - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

December 2012  Libya is having to pay extra for food imports and traders say some foreign firms are diverting shipments elsewhere due to fears – dismissed as unfounded by Tripoli – that growing disarray in the country could delay payments. The North African state, much of which is desert, is a big food buyer and has stepped up purchases of staples  [ Read More ]